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The Wall Street Journal: Google apologizes for ads that pop up before extremist videos on YouTube

An executive for Alphabet Inc.’s Google apologized on Monday for commercials that appeared before extremist videos on its YouTube site and said it would simplify tools that enable advertisers to control where their ads appear......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Google unveils ‘brand safety’ measures to reassure video advertisers

Google on Monday unveiled measures meant to help marketers track where advertisements appear across YouTube, in the wake of controversy over the company’s placement of ads alongside videos with objectionable content......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube viewers watch more than 1 billion hours a day

YouTube viewers worldwide are now watching more than 1 billion hours of videos a day, threatening to eclipse U.S. television viewership, a milestone fueled by the Google unit’s aggressive embrace of artificial intelligence to recommend videos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube to review all premium content to ease advertisers’ worries

YouTube is ordering workers to review thousands of hours of its most popular content and setting new limits on which videos can run ads, in moves to ease advertisers’ worries that their brands are showing up alongside offensive or controversial videos......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2018

YouTube advertising crackdown puts some creators out of work

YouTube has been stripping advertisements from hundreds of thousands of videos , after reports in the Wall Street Journal and other outlets revealed ads had run next to inappropriate material.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices in retaliation

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube to require 10,000 views before videos can get ads

YouTube said Thursday that video channels on its site must now have more than 10,000 total views before the company will place ads on their videos, a major shift in policy the company said is designed to punish rule breakers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2017

CMO Today: Google Says YouTube's Ad Placement Problem is 'Tiny' - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)CMO Today: Google Says YouTube's Ad Placement Problem is 'Tiny'Wall Street Journal (subscription)SMALL PROBLEM: Google wants to reassure marketers that it is taking s.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 3rd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube TV offers back door access into TV advertising business for Google

YouTube TV, Google’s new skinny bundle of live-streaming broadcast and cable channels, is clearly the company’s attempt to challenge traditional pay-TV distributors and appeal to cord-cutters......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: PewDiePie apologizes, says reaction to anti-Semitic videos overblown

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Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: YouTube cancels PewDiePie show over anti-Semitic videos

YouTube canceled its top star’s show on Tuesday over his anti-Semitic jokes, complicating its efforts to court television advertisers while also retaining its edgy video stars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

YouTube cuts its biggest star over anti-Semitic jokes

YouTube is calling off its business dealings with its biggest star. The Google-owned video site has canceled a reality show starring PewDiePie and kicked his channel off its premium advertising program. The move follows a Wall Street Journal investig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semitic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2017

Disney has dropped PewDiePie, the world"s highest-earning YouTube star, over anti-Semitic videos

PewDiePieDisney has dropped PewDiePie, the world’s highest-earning YouTube star, after a series of videos that featured anti-Semitic messages, according to The Wall Street Journal. PewDiePie, a 27.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Disney drops YouTube star PewDiePie over anti-Semetic videos

Millions of people have watched a Jan. 11 video by YouTube’s biggest star that included two men laughing as they held a banner that read, “Death to all Jews.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2017

Disney not laughing at PewDiePie’s anti-Semitic jokes, cuts ties with the YouTube star

The Walt Disney Co. has cut ties with the biggest star on YouTube, shutting down its joint venture with PewDiePie after the Swedish influencer made anti-Semitic videos. The studio made the move after The Wall Street Journal brought the videos to it.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tech giants team up to take down terrorist content

Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube, Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Microsoft Inc. on Monday announced they would form a shared database of identifiers of online terror images and videos in a bid to speed up the takedown of content that has helped terror cells rec.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2016

How YouTube Drives People to the Internet"s Darkest Corners

Google’s video site often recommends divisive, misleading or false material despite changes it has made to highlight more-neutral content, a Wall Street Journal investigation found. The culprit is an algorithm that picks clips that get people to stay......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 7th, 2018

How YouTube drives viewers to the internet"s darkest corners

Google’s video site often recommends divisive, misleading or false material despite changes it has made to highlight more-neutral content, a Wall Street Journal investigation found. The culprit is an algorithm that picks clips that get people to stay......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2018

How YouTube drives viewers to the internet"s darkest corners

Google’s video site often recommends divisive, misleading or false material despite changes it has made to highlight more-neutral content, a Wall Street Journal investigation found. The culprit is an algorithm that picks clips that get people to stay......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Google parent Alphabet buys Chelsea Market building, expanding New York footprint

The parent company of Google is expanding its real-estate holdings in Manhattan, with plans to plow more than $2 billion into one of the city’s prime tech neighborhoods......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2018